Rule Violations

Current Sanctions

Under the World Anti-Doping Code all Anti-Doping Rule Violations (ADRVs) must be published. This section lists all persons currently serving an ADRV.

All international Athlete Support Personnel currently serving, or who have served a ban over the last six years, can be found in the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) Prohibited Association List.

Name National Governing Body Sanction
Ryan Watkins Welsh Rugby Union Four-year Ban
  • Competitor's name: Ryan Watkins
  • Date of violation: 18/08/2015
  • Date added to website: 28/01/2016
  • Sport: Rugby Union
  • National Governing Body: Welsh Rugby Union
  • Rule violated: Presence of a prohibited substance or its metabolites or markers in an athlete's sample
  • Class of drug: Anabolic Agents, Stimulants
  • Substance: Methylhexaneamine, Nandrolone
  • Start date of sanction: 12/09/2015
  • End date of sanction: 11/09/2019
  • Decision: RW_Issued_Decision_388.pdf [PDF 1,072 k]
Luke Willmott Rugby Football Union Two-year Ban
  • Competitor's name: Luke Willmott
  • Date of violation: 27/06/2013
  • Date added to website: 27/01/2016
  • Sport: Rugby Union
  • National Governing Body: Rugby Football Union
  • Rule violated: Trafficking or attempted trafficking
  • Substance: Human Growth Hormone (hGH)
  • Start date of sanction: 01/04/2014
  • End date of sanction: 31/03/2016
  • Decision: Willmott_Combined_Decisions_387.pdf [PDF 1,168 k]
Shaun Cleary Welsh Rugby Union Two-year Ban
  • Competitor's name: Shaun Cleary
  • Date of violation: 15/08/2015
  • Date added to website: 27/01/2016
  • Sport: Rugby Union
  • National Governing Body: Welsh Rugby Union
  • Rule violated: Presence of a prohibited substance or its metabolites or markers in an athlete's sample
  • Class of drug: Stimulants
  • Substance: Benzoylecgonine
  • Start date of sanction: 11/09/2015
  • End date of sanction: 10/09/2017
  • Decision: UKAD_v_Shaun_Cleary_-_Final_Decision_386.pdf [PDF 237 k]
Robin Townsend Other Four-year Ban
  • Competitor's name: Robin Townsend
  • Date of violation: 05/09/2015
  • Date added to website: 20/01/2016
  • Sport: Cycling
  • National Governing Body: Other
  • Rule violated: Presence of a prohibited substance or its metabolites or markers in an athlete's sample
  • Class of drug: Stimulants
  • Substance: Modafinil
  • Start date of sanction: 08/10/2015
  • End date of sanction: 07/10/2019
  • Decision: UKAD_v_Townsend_-_Final_Redacted_Decision_385(1).pdf [PDF 1,505 k]
Paul Bird Other Two-year Ban
  • Competitor's name: Paul Bird
  • Date of violation: 11/07/2015
  • Date added to website: 23/12/2015
  • Sport: Motor Sport
  • National Governing Body: Other
  • Rule violated: Presence of a prohibited substance or its metabolites or markers in an athlete's sample
  • Class of drug: Diuretics and Other Masking Agents, Stimulants
  • Substance: Benzoylecgonine, Furosemide
  • Start date of sanction: 11/07/2015
  • End date of sanction: 10/07/2017
  • Decision: UK_Anti-Doping_vs__Bird_384(1).pdf [PDF 111 k]
Andrew Hastings Other Four-year Ban
  • Competitor's name: Andrew Hastings
  • Date of violation: 30/05/2015
  • Date added to website: 10/12/2015
  • Sport: Cycling
  • National Governing Body: Other
  • Rule violated: Presence of a prohibited substance or its metabolites or markers in an athlete's sample
  • Class of drug: Anabolic Agents
  • Substance: Metenolone, Stanozolol
  • Start date of sanction: 30/05/2015
  • End date of sanction: 29/05/2019
  • Decision: UKAD_v_Hastings_-_Final_Decision_382.pdf [PDF 364 k]
Sybren Hoogland British Rowing Two-year Ban
  • Competitor's name: Sybren Hoogland
  • Date of violation: 09/05/2015
  • Date added to website: 23/11/2015
  • Sport: Rowing
  • National Governing Body: British Rowing
  • Rule violated: Presence of a prohibited substance or its metabolites or markers in an athlete's sample
  • Class of drug: Stimulants
  • Substance: Benzoylecgonine
  • Start date of sanction: 09/05/2015
  • End date of sanction: 08/05/2017
  • Decision: UKAD_vs_Sybren_Hoogland_Issued_Decision_381.pdf [PDF 1,074 k]
Timothy Grant British Rowing Two-year Ban
  • Competitor's name: Timothy Grant
  • Date of violation: 09/05/2015
  • Date added to website: 20/11/2015
  • Sport: Rowing
  • National Governing Body: British Rowing
  • Rule violated: Presence of a prohibited substance or its metabolites or markers in an athlete's sample
  • Class of drug: Stimulants
  • Substance: Modafinil
  • Start date of sanction: 04/06/2015
  • End date of sanction: 03/06/2017
  • Decision: UK_Anti-Doping_vs_Grant_-_NADP_Decision_(Amended)_380.pdf [PDF 123 k]
Owen Morgan Welsh Rugby Union Four-year Ban
  • Competitor's name: Owen Morgan
  • Date of violation: 02/04/2015
  • Date added to website: 16/11/2015
  • Sport: Rugby Union
  • National Governing Body: Welsh Rugby Union
  • Rule violated: Presence of a prohibited substance or its metabolites or markers in an athlete's sample
  • Class of drug: Anabolic Agents, Stimulants
  • Substance: Benzoylecgonine, Drostanolone
  • Start date of sanction: 02/04/2015
  • End date of sanction: 01/04/2019
  • Decision: Owen_Morgan_WRU_Issued_Decision_FINAL.PDF [PDF 1,366 k]
Greg Roberts Welsh Rugby Union Two-year ban
  • Competitor's name: Greg Roberts
  • Date of violation: 11/03/2015
  • Date added to website: 16/11/2015
  • Sport: Rugby Union
  • National Governing Body: Welsh Rugby Union
  • Rule violated: Presence of a prohibited substance or its metabolites or markers in an athlete's sample
  • Class of drug: Hormone and Metabolic Modulators
  • Substance: Tamoxifen
  • Start date of sanction: 11/03/2015
  • End date of sanction: 10/03/2017
  • Decision: Greg_Roberts_WRU_Issued_Decision_FINAL.PDF [PDF 1,174 k]
Daley Williams Rugby Football League Four-year ban
  • Competitor's name: Daley Williams
  • Date of violation: 05/03/2015
  • Date added to website: 29/10/2015
  • Sport: Rugby League
  • National Governing Body: Rugby Football League
  • Rule violated: Presence of a prohibited substance or its metabolites or markers in an athlete's sample
  • Class of drug: Anabolic Agents
  • Substance: Drostanolone, Stanozolol
  • Start date of sanction: 08/04/2015
  • End date of sanction: 07/04/2019
  • Decision: UKAD_v_Williams_-_Final_Decision_377.pdf [PDF 216 k]
Richard Burnett Darts Regulation Authority 18-month-ban
Lewis Graham Rugby Football League Four-year ban
  • Competitor's name: Lewis Graham
  • Date of violation: 17/02/2015
  • Date added to website: 18/09/2015
  • Sport: Rugby League
  • National Governing Body: Rugby Football League
  • Rule violated: Presence of a prohibited substance or its metabolites or markers in an athlete's sample
  • Class of drug: Anabolic Agents
  • Substance: Nandrolone
  • Start date of sanction: 11/03/2015
  • End date of sanction: 10/03/2019
  • Decision: UKAD_v_Graham_Final_Decision_374(1).pdf [PDF 251 k]
Jordan McMillan Scottish Football Association Two-year ban
  • Competitor's name: Jordan McMillan
  • Date of violation: 03/12/2014
  • Date added to website: 14/09/2015
  • Sport: Football
  • National Governing Body: Scottish Football Association
  • Rule violated: Presence of a prohibited substance or its metabolites or markers in an athlete's sample
  • Class of drug: Stimulants
  • Substance: Benzoylecgonine
  • Start date of sanction: 18/12/2014
  • End date of sanction: 17/12/2016
  • Decision: UKAD_v_McMilllan_-_Final_Decision_373.pdf [PDF 354 k]
  • Supporting documents: McMillan_v_UKAD_(Appeal)_-_Final_Decision.pdf [PDF 229 k]
Sean Penkywicz Rugby Football League Two-year ban
  • Competitor's name: Sean Penkywicz
  • Date of violation: 05/12/2014
  • Date added to website: 02/09/2015
  • Sport: Rugby League
  • National Governing Body: Rugby Football League
  • Rule violated: Presence of a prohibited substance or its metabolites or markers in an athlete's sample
  • Class of drug: Peptide Hormones, Growth Factors and Related Substances
  • Substance: Human Growth Hormone (hGH)
  • Start date of sanction: 09/04/2015
  • End date of sanction: 08/04/2017
  • Decision: UKAD_v_Penkywicz_-_Approved_Consent_Order_150811_371.pdf [PDF 165 k]
Paul Songhurst Rugby Football League Four-year ban
  • Competitor's name: Paul Songhurst
  • Date of violation: 22/02/2015
  • Date added to website: 31/07/2015
  • Sport: Rugby League
  • National Governing Body: Rugby Football League
  • Rule violated: Presence of a prohibited substance or its metabolites or markers in an athlete's sample
  • Class of drug: Anabolic Agents
  • Substance: Drostanolone
  • Start date of sanction: 22/02/2015
  • End date of sanction: 21/02/2019
  • Decision: UK_Anti_-_Doping_vs_Songhurst_-_NADP_Decision_Final_370.pdf [PDF 485 k]
Abdul Barry Awad (Kid Galahad) British Boxing Board of Control Two-year ban
  • Competitor's name: Abdul Barry Awad (Kid Galahad)
  • Date of violation: 20/09/2014
  • Date added to website: 24/07/2015
  • Sport: Professional Boxing
  • National Governing Body: British Boxing Board of Control
  • Rule violated: Presence of a prohibited substance or its metabolites or markers in an athlete's sample
  • Class of drug: Anabolic Agents
  • Substance: Stanozolol
  • Start date of sanction: 20/09/2014
  • End date of sanction: 19/09/2016
  • Decision: UKAD_v_Awad_-_NADP_Decision_369.pdf [PDF 400 k]
Daniel Spencer-Tonks Rugby Football League Four-year ban
  • Competitor's name: Daniel Spencer-Tonks
  • Date of violation: 17/02/2015
  • Date added to website: 21/07/2015
  • Sport: Rugby League
  • National Governing Body: Rugby Football League
  • Rule violated: Presence of a prohibited substance or its metabolites or markers in an athlete's sample
  • Class of drug: Anabolic Agents
  • Substance: Stanozolol
  • Start date of sanction: 17/02/2015
  • End date of sanction: 16/02/2019
  • Decision: 150630_DT_(RFL)_ADRV_Public_Announcement_367.pdf [PDF 319 k]
Darren Eales Scottish Rugby Union Two-year ban
  • Competitor's name: Darren Eales
  • Date of violation: 19/11/2014
  • Date added to website: 13/07/2015
  • Sport: Rugby Union
  • National Governing Body: Scottish Rugby Union
  • Rule violated: Presence of a prohibited substance or its metabolites or markers in an athlete's sample
  • Class of drug: Anabolic Agents
  • Substance: Boldenone, Oxymetholone, Trenbolone
  • Start date of sanction: 11/12/2014
  • End date of sanction: 10/12/2016
  • Decision: 150619_UK_Anti_Doping_vs_Eales_-_NADP_Decision_366.pdf [PDF 326 k]
Ross Bevan Rugby Football League Two-year ban
  • Competitor's name: Ross Bevan
  • Date of violation: 09/02/2015
  • Date added to website: 19/06/2015
  • Sport: Rugby League
  • National Governing Body: Rugby Football League
  • Rule violated: Presence of a prohibited substance or its metabolites or markers in an athlete's sample
  • Class of drug: Anabolic Agents
  • Substance: Drostanolone
  • Start date of sanction: 26/02/2015
  • End date of sanction: 25/02/2017
  • Decision: UK_Anti-Doping_vs_Bevan_-_NADP_Decision_365.pdf [PDF 678 k]

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